Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.


Salon Staff
October 16, 2002 10:08PM (UTC)

Book-loving residents of and visitors to the city of Portland, Ore., are already familiar with the legendary labyrinthine charms of Powell's City of Books, the largest new-and-used bookstore in the world. Powells.com, the online equivalent of this bibliophile's paradise, brings the Powell's experience to the Web including a bestseller list that reflects the eclectic tastes of Powell's customers. Salon.com is pleased to present it here.

1. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers

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Hardcover, $22
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2. Summerland by Michael Chabon

Hardcover, $22.95
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3. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Paperback, $13.95
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4. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Hardcover, $21.95
Buy it| Read Salon's review | Read more on Alice Sebold

5. Porno by Irvine Welsh

Hardcover, $24.95
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6. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Paperback, $13
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7. Blue Latitudes by Tony Horowitz

Hardcover, $20.80
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8. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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9. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Michael Chabon

10. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $15
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11. American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Richard Russo

13. Isle of Dogs by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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14. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

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15. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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16. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Paperback, $13.95
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17. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

Paperback, $14
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18. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $8.99
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19. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne

Paperback, $3.99
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20. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson

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